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Unformatted text preview: omer can book the flight to Chicago
but get off in Pittsburgh. You might ask students to
discuss the ethics of this manipulation.
And, of course, customers use the system by
finding the positions on the revenue management curve
that works for them. Sometimes this means shopping for
tickets weeks in advance and taking the risk of a change CHAPTER 13 A G G R E G A T E P L A N N I N G in plans, or going to the restaurant early, or finding
and using those discount coupons. How much work do
you want to do for a discount? It turns out that some
people will not do the work necessary to use the system
to their advantage. ACTIVE MODEL EXERCISE
ACTIVE MODEL 13.1: Aggregate Planning
1. Each worker makes five units per day. If the number of
workers is reduced from 10 to 9, dropping the daily capacity, what
happens to the cost?
The cost actually drops to $54,465. This is due to drops in
the amount of inventory that is maintained.
2. What regular time level minimizes the total cost?
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